Additional Information

Please also visit our Commencement pages to view slideshows from the respective year:
- Commencement 2010
- Commencement 2012
- Commencement 2013

If you have questions about our events, please contact Heidi McAllister.

Past Events


Fall 2014

"The Bible and the Cyrus Cylinder: 'Ancient Texts, Modern Contexts'"
Professor Christopher A. Farrell, Lecturer in Classics
University of Exeter, Department of Classics and Ancient History
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mandel G12

"Fortress Rome: How the Aurelian Wall Changed Everything"

Fall 2014 Martin Weiner Lecture by Professor Hendrik Dey, Hunter University
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mandel Center for the Humanities, G03

Fall 2014 Classical Film Series

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Troy directed by Wolfgang Peterson with Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Diane Kruger, Brian Cox, Jean Bean, Breandon Gleason, and Peter O'Toole. Helena Productions Limited. 2004. Distributed by Warner Home Video Inc.
Location: Mandel G10

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
I, Claudius (1st Episode) A BBC Television Production in Association with London Film
Productions Limited. By Arrangement with Gerry Blattner Productions, LTD. BBC 1976.
Location: Mandel G10

2014 Meet the Majors Event

Interested in Classical Studies? Come meet our faculty and students who will answer all your questions about Ancient Greece and Rome—their histories, languages, arts & literatures—and how to major or minor in Classics.

October 15th, 2014
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Mandel Center for the Humanities, 2nd Floor Foyer
*Refreshments  provided

2013-14 Lectures and Presentations

"No Other Odysseus Will Ever Return: Clinical, Mythical, and Personal Odysseys"

Spring 2014 Martin Weiner Lecture by Professor Joel Christensen
Thursday, March 13, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Lown 2

"Roman Wisdom: Vegetius and his Influence on Medieval Military Strategy"

Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Program in the History of Ideas
by Associate Professor Ilana Krug
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mandel G03

Pride and Prejudice: Difference and Distinction in the Ancient 
Mediterranean
A Graduate Student Conference: Brandeis University, Ancient Greek & Roman Studies
Saturday April 5, 2014
3-6 PM, Location: Lown 2

Spring 2014 Classical Studies Film Series

January 30
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
300 directed by Zack Snyder
Location:  Mandel G10
 
February 13
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Mighty Aphrodite directed by Woody Allen
Location:  Mandel G10
 
February 27
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Black Orpheus directed by Marcel Camus
Location:  Mandel G10
 
March 13
7:30p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
O Brother Where Art Thou? directed by Joel Coen
Location:  Mandel G10
 
March 27
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Hercules directed by John Musker
Location: Mandel G10

2014 Meet the Majors Event

Spring 2014

Interested in Classical Studies? Come meet our faculty and students who will answer all your questions about Ancient Greece and Rome—their histories, languages, arts & literatures—and how to major or minor in Classics.

March 19th, 2014
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Mandel Center for the Humanities, 2nd Floor Foyer
*Refreshments  provided


2012-13 Lectures and Presentations

“The Real World of The Maccabees”
Fall 2013 Martin Weiner Lecture by Professor Andrea Berlin, Boston University
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Lown 2, downstairs auditorium 

Spring Symposium: Athenian Tragic Theatre in Modern Performance
Thursday, April 25, 2013
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Rapaporte Treasure Hall (Goldfarb Library)

Senior Presentations
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Mandel 228

Urban Odors and Zoning in Ancient Roman Cities”
Workshop/Discussion with Professor Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Mandel 228

Spring 2013 Meet the Majors
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Mandel Foyer

“Deification and Damnation: The Creation and Destruction of Art in Imperial Rome”
Fall 2012 Martin Weiner Lecture by Professor Fred S. Kleiner, Boston University
Tuesday, November 6, 2012

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mandel G12

Fall 2012 Meet The Majors
Wednesday, October 12, 2012
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor Mandel Foyer

Fall 2013 

2012-13 Classical Studies Film Series

Thursday, November 21, 2013
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Clash of the Titans directed by Desmond Davis
Location:  Mandel G10
 
Thursday, November 14, 2013
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
I, Claudius: Old King Log & Bonus Documentary directed by Alexander Korda
Location:  Mandel G10
 
Thursday, October 31, 2013
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Dial M for Murder directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Location:  Mandel G10
 
Thursday, October 17, 2013
7:00p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Oedipus Rex directed by Tyrone Guthrie
Location:  Mandel G10
 
Thursday, October 3, 2013
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Life of Brian directed by Terry Jones
Location: Mandel G10

Spring 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013
7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Wrath of the Titans directed by Jonathan Liebesman, 2012.
Location: Mandel G11

Thursday, March 15, 2013
7:00 PM-10:00 PM
 Agora directed by Alejandro Amenabar, 2010.
Location: Mandel G11

Thursday, March 7, 2013
7:00 PM-10:00 PM
The 12 Tasks of Asterix
by Rene Goscinny, 1976.
Hercules directed by John Musker, 1997.
Location: Mandel G11

Fall 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012
7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Cleopatra
directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1963.
Location: Mandel G10

Thursdsay, November 15, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum directed by Richard Lester, 1966.
Location: Mandel G10

Thursday, November 1, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Immortals directed by Tarsem Singh, 2011.
Location: Mandel G10

Thursday, October 18, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Mighty Aphrodite directed by Woody Allen, 1995.
Location: Mandel G10

Thursday, September 27, 2012
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Gladiator directed by David Franzoni, 2005.
Location: Mandel G10


Past Senior Presentations

Senior Presentations
Wednesday, March 9, 2011